Andco Kitchens and Baths celebrates 90 years

Andco Kitchens and Baths, 540 S. Perryville Road, Rockford, announced their 90 year milestone recently. The company began as CE Anderson Electric Company in 1928,  selling wringer washers, vacuums, and radios.

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Hupy and Abraham recognized with Diversity in Business Award for the second time

Hupy and Abraham has been honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal with the 2018 Diversity in Business Award. The award ceremony, which was held on Nov. 15 at Milwaukee’s Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, had several businesses and community leaders congregated to celebrate the recipients. This is the second time Hupy and Abraham has […]

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Dan Kittleson joins FNBT as Chief Financial Officer

David McCoy, President of First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT)  announced that Dan Kittleson has joined the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Kittleson will be responsible for the overall financial management of the bank, aligning financial goals and reporting with the bank’s strategic plan, assuring safe […]

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Janice Neufeld announces retirement from First National Bank and Trust

Janice Neufeld, trust officer of First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) has announced plans to retire effective Dec. 31. Neufeld joined the FNBT family in 1997 as employee benefits and trust tax administrator. She expanded her responsibilities to include investment assistance, IRA administration, account management, estate administration and has also served as secretary of FNBT’s […]

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Dr. Hannah Orem celebrates five years

Dr. Hannah Orem is celebrating five years of clinical work at Upper Cervical Care Center – Rockford, a division of 1st Step Chiropractic. Upon graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic as valedictorian in 2013, Orem returned to serve in her hometown of Rockford. Orem has a passion for helping people of all ages and she […]

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Rosecrance appoints several new directors

Rosecrance announced several new directors, including Kristin Hamblock, Director of Payroll and Benefits, Joe Kreul, Clinical Director of Rosecrance Berry Campus, and Jason Relle, Clinical Director of Rosecrance Griffin Williamson. Hamblock joined the Rosecrance team in 2010. She holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northern Illinois University. […]

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Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Rosecrance announced that Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tom Wright, has received a Distinguished Fellow award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and was recognized at AACAP’s annual meeting at the end of October. Dr. Thomas Wright has nearly 25 years’ experience in the field and joined Rosecrance in 2005. He oversees […]

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Rosecrance names new Director of Nursing

Rosecrance announced that Amy Young has accepted the position of Director of Nursing. Young will oversee nursing care that is provided to clients at Rosecrance, Inc. facilities while continuing to spend time providing direct client care. Young started working at Rosecrance in 2007 as a licensed practical nurse intern. She worked at Rosecrance Harrison Campus […]

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KMK plans ‘Rocktoberfest’ event for RPS 205 and Illinois Bank & Trust

KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, was hired to plan the Rockford Public Schools’ first-ever corporate partner appreciation event. The Oct. 30 celebration was sponsored by Illinois Bank & Trust and recognized the partnerships between the Rockford Public School district and its non-profit and corporate partners. KMK developed the theme, invitation, décor, and handled […]

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SwedishAmerican breaks ground on new Edgewater Medical Center

SwedishAmerican officially broke ground recently on its new Edgewater Medical Center, located at 2909 N. Main Street in northwest Rockford. SwedishAmerican leadership, board members, doctors, and representatives from the City of Rockford, along with local officials, formally broke ground on the new $9 million clinic. Additional project partners for the new facility include Schmeling Construction […]

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